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Survival Tips and Preparing For Disaster

George Severson

Survival Tips and Preparing For Disaster

CREATED Apr. 17, 2012

PALM DESERT - Minor earthquakes with a magnitude-3.5 or lower have shook the Coachella Valley in recent weeks, most are centered in an area near Indio and Coachella.

Some Coachella Valley residents are taking steps to be prepared for a major disaster. There's a  store in Palm Desert helping residents get ready for anything, it's called Off The Grid Survival Supply Store. The owner, Darin Damme, recently showed KMIR6 viewers a variety of survival gear including earthquake kits, water purifiers, dried food, solar powered generators and even tools to help protect you and your family from predators.

To learn more about survival preparedness, visit Off The Grid in Palm Desert at 73-185 Hwy 111 or online at